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built environment (audiovisual work)

by Daniel Blinkhorn (2008)

Audio Sample

From the CD Selected works by AMC represented artists

Selected works by AMC represented artists


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Selected works by AMC represented artists : vol 2

Library shelf no. CD 2090 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

built environment refers to the ever changing urban landscapes that provide settings for human activity, ranging from comprehensive public superstructures to personal and intimate places and spaces.

By situating all manner of kinetic and gestural material within an evolving, at times densely populated environment, I hoped to create an audiovisual work that harnesses some of the energy and vitality of various built environments in which we live.

At times I sought to build interrupted, or episodic trajectories that felt almost incomplete, in an attempt to convey a feeling of that which is unfinished, as with the flux of our many built environments.

Work Details

Year: 2008

Instrumentation: Audiovisual work in Surround Sound/5.1. Formats: QuickTime 5.1, Dolody Digital Also presented as an acousmatic work in stereo audio.

Duration: 6 min.

First performance: 26 Oct 08. DEAF - Dublin Electronic Arts Festival, Ireland

2nd Prize - Diffusion 2008 International Electroacoustic Composition Competition, Centre for Computational Musicology and Computer Music, Ireland.

Finalist - Vidéoformes, Prix de la Création Vidéo 2009 France.

Finalist - Screen grab – James Cook University, 2009.

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2008 Diffusion International Electroacoustic Composition Competition 2nd Prize Daniel Blinkhorn

Performances of this work

26 Oct 08: DEAF - Dublin Electronic Arts Festival, Ireland

15 Aug 08.

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